[Wikimedia-l] Does anyone know what wikimedia france are up to with the Request Network ?

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Does anyone know what wikimedia france are up to with the Request Network ?

Sylvain Boissel
Hi James,

Le lun. 28 mai 2018 à 17:24, James Salsman <[hidden email]> a écrit :

> Hi Nadine, thank you for this update.
>
> Does the French Chapter have a position on replacing bitcoin mining
> with foldingcoin (http://foldingcoin.net)? I hope that all Wikimedians
> will oppose the wasteful consumption of electricity when useful
> alternatives exist.
>

The French Chapter does not use any crypto money at all right now.

Best,
Sylvain

>
> Best regards,
> Jim
>
> On Mon, May 28, 2018 at 7:50 AM, Nadine Le Lirzin
> <[hidden email]> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Update on the topic.
> >
> > Since Request Network were so slow and reluctant to change their delusive
> > communication into a fair and clean information, Wikimédia France broke
> the
> > agreement with them. Thus, this partnership is over.
> >
> > We deleted our blog post about it. And we keep on trying to obtain the
> same
> > from Request Network (who are turning a deaf ear until now).
> >
> > Once again, sorry for the noise and thanks for alerting us,
> >
> > Nadine Le Lirzin
> > *Secrétaire du conseil d'administration*
> > *Wikimédia France*
> >
> > *Post-scriptum:* no other cryptocurrency donations project is planned ^^'
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 2018-04-28 17:12 GMT+02:00 Nadine Le Lirzin <[hidden email]>:
> >
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> First of all, thanks for reporting the issue. Impressive reactivity :)
> >>
> >> Then, sorry for the intempestive and unwelcome communication about this
> >> local partnership. The agreement is quite clear, it has been
> established by
> >> Wikimédia France (of course *not* in name of Wikimedia Foundation) and
> >> our partners are obviously *not allowed* to use any of Wikimedia
> projects
> >> marks.
> >>
> >> Today, Request Network updated their posts to clarify things and
> >> suppressed Wikipedia logo from their communication messages :
> >> — https://www.reddit.com/r/RequestNetwork/comments/8firkq/up
> >> date_to_clarify_wikimedia_france_partnership/
> >> — https://blog.request.network/request-network-project-
> >> update-april-27th-2018-partnership-with-wikimedia-
> >> woocommerce-plugin-c598372e9b58
> >>
> >> We updated our blog post as well, with an introductive warning :
> >> — https://www.wikimedia.fr/2018/04/27/wikimedia-france-annon
> >> ce-partenariat-fondation-request-network-accepter-donations-
> >> crypto-monnaies/
> >>
> >> After the week-end and labor day (1 May), we are expecting that all
> >> occurrences of this misunderstanding have disappeared.
> >>
> >>
> >> Nadine Le Lirzin
> >>
> >> *Secretary of the Board*
> >> *Wikimédia France *
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> 2018-04-27 16:23 GMT+02:00 Devouard (gmail) <[hidden email]>:
> >>
> >>> Definitly confusing.
> >>>
> >>> See also this : https://blog.request.network/r
> >>> equest-network-project-update-april-27th-2018-partnership-wi
> >>> th-wikimedia-woocommerce-plugin-c598372e9b58
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Florence
> >>>
> >>> Le 27/04/2018 à 15:49, geni a écrit :
> >>>
> >>>> According to their twitter feed they have announced a partnership with
> >>>> something called the "Request Network‏" for cryptocurrency donations.
> >>>> Also this article here
> >>>>
> >>>> https://www.wikimedia.fr/2018/04/27/wikimedia-france-annonce
> >>>> -partenariat-fondation-request-network-accepter-donations-cr
> >>>> ypto-monnaies/
> >>>>
> >>>> Ok. I don't approve but I'm not french so not its not an area where I
> >>>> can reasonably expect anyone to pay any attention to my opinions.
> >>>>
> >>>> What concerns me is that they have retweeted something claiming the
> >>>> partnership is with the wikimedia foundation rather than just
> >>>> wikimedia france:
> >>>>
> >>>> https://twitter.com/wikimedia_fr?lang=en
> >>>>
> >>>> Is some form of clarification possible?
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
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